TITLE

Vermont's Single-Payer Salvation

AUTHOR(S)
ELSE, LAUREN
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
In These Times;Apr2011, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the plan of Democratic Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin for a publicly funded single-payer healthcare system. It mentions that if this system will be enacted, the state will become the first to abolish most forms of private health insurance. It notes that the healthcare system was designed by economist William Hsiao that will ensure coverage for all residents. It also emphasizes that system will be managed by an independent public body.
ACCESSION #
89512325

 

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